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Topic: iOS

Got a new iPhone? You should look at these essential apps from the App Store

09/29/2018, 06:09 pm

Everybody's different but there are some apps that can help us all. Apple makes plenty of these essentials, and is getting better at including most on the phone -- but there are more. AppleInsider picks the apps that should be on your new iPhone.

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How to keep notifications in iOS 12 under control with Instant Tuning

09/29/2018, 08:09 am

Some iPhone and iPad apps abuse notifications, using them for glorified advertising or bombarding you with so much information that it becomes pointless. A new feature in iOS 12, "Instant Tuning," makes it easier to keep notifications in line.

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Complex iOS 12 passcode bypasses grant access to iPhone Contacts and Photos

09/28/2018, 11:09 pm

A pair of extremely involved passcode bypasses discovered in Apple's latest iOS 12 can grant attackers access to Contacts and Photo data on a user's iPhone, including models protected by Face ID.

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Swift Playgrounds could help users build controllable robots in coding lessons

09/27/2018, 12:09 pm

Apple hopes to teach people how to use code to control robots and devices, by coming up with a concept for a system like Swift Playgrounds that guides users through putting together a kit of components, before providing tutelage on how to create a program that can use the assembled hardware.

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Apple's Device Enrollment Program vulnerable to attack over device serial authentication

09/27/2018, 08:09 am

Apple's Device Enrollment Program, used by businesses to provision iPhones and iPads with an internal device management server, is claimed to have a weakness in its authentication that could allow an attacker to learn internal information about an organization.

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YouTube for iOS gains HDR support for iPhone XS and XS Max, still lacks 4K

09/26/2018, 11:09 am

The YouTube app for iOS has received an update that adds support for high dynamic range video on the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max, but at the same time continues lack an option to view 4K-resolution video.

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Review: Apple's new macOS Mojave polishes the Mac for iOS users

09/24/2018, 01:09 pm

Apple's new macOS Mojave manages to be fresh and new without feeling unfamiliar. It's a significant, ambitious release we'd recommend for any Mac user with the Metal-capable hardware required to run it. However, as with all major updates, users of any professional or specialized third party apps or utilities should verify their compatibility with the new OS before upgrading.

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Apple partners with Salesforce to increase iOS integration in business

09/24/2018, 09:09 am

Apple is working with Salesforce to improve how the customer relationship management platform works on iOS, including new features for the main Salesforce app and the introduction of tools for developers to build native iOS apps that use Salesforce's service.

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App Roundup: Bear, Fortnite, Things 3, Halide, Jamf, RemotePC, more!

09/22/2018, 10:09 am

The iOS and Mac App Store are constantly updated with new apps and updates to existing software on a daily basis, and it's difficult to keep track of it all. AppleInsider highlights some of the more notable app changes that have taken place over the last week.

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New builds of iOS 12.1 beta released to support iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max

09/21/2018, 02:09 pm

Apple has issued new builds of iOS 12.1 beta to support the latest iPhone XS and XS Max that includes the delayed Group FaceTime feature.

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NSO malware accessed executive's iPhone within minutes

09/20/2018, 04:09 pm

While the Pegasus software accessed the man's iPhone while he was in the company's offices, the attack was not wide, and the entrepreneur had volunteered his phone.

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Apple issues first public betas of iOS 12.1, tvOS 12.1

09/20/2018, 01:09 pm

Apple has provided public beta versions of iOS 12.1 and tvOS 12.1 for testing, just two days after it released the first developer builds in the new testing cycle, with the iOS beta returning Group FaceTime to public testing.

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What to do first when you get your new iPhone XR

09/20/2018, 12:09 pm

The iPhone XR starts arriving on Friday. Before your shiny new device arrives, take a minute to do these eight simple steps to ensure that you're getting the most out of your investment, and have a smooth migration from your old device.

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Apple debuts Bitcoin glyphs in iOS 12 via Shortcuts app

09/20/2018, 11:09 am

While iOS still offers no Bitcoin emoji and Apple doesn't allow crypto mining in apps, there are now two different Bitcoin glyphs, part of the Siri Shortcuts app.

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Installation rate for iOS 12 slightly trailing iOS 11 in first 48 hours after release

09/19/2018, 03:09 pm

One in ten iOS devices have been updated to run iOS 12 in the first 48 hours after its public release, according to data from one analytics firm, with the adoption rate putting the latest version of Apple's mobile system slightly behind that of the previous milestone release, iOS 11.

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Code in iOS 12.1 beta hints at Memoji syncing over iCloud, references 'iPad2018Fall'

09/18/2018, 10:09 pm

Lines of code unearthed in Apple's first iOS 12.1 beta, released earlier on Tuesday, suggest a future version of the operating system will support syncing of Memoji characters over iCloud, a feature that points to potential integration with a rumored iPad Pro with TrueDepth camera array. Further spelunking reveals references to an "iPad2018Fall," hinting that the device could launch soon.

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Activity app challenge awards go missing for some iOS 12 upgraders

09/18/2018, 03:09 pm

Some iPhone owners may notice some of their Activity Challenge awards have disappeared from their list of achievements after updating to iOS 12, Apple warns, advising a fix to restore the missing accolades is on the way.

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Everything new in iOS 12.1 beta 1: Group FaceTime returns!

09/18/2018, 03:09 pm

The first developer beta of iOS 12.1 has been seeded to developers. AppleInsider takes the plunge to discover any new features or changes buried within.

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Apple issues first developer betas for iOS 12.1, watchOS 5.1, and tvOS 12.1

09/18/2018, 01:09 pm

Apple has restarted its beta release cycle once again, one day after ending the previous cycle by shipping public releases, with new first beta builds of iOS 12.1, watchOS 5.1 and tvOS 12.1 being issued to developers for testing.

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New iPhones can conduct certain NFC transactions even when iOS is not running

09/17/2018, 11:09 pm

The iPhone XS and XS Max, which ship this week, as well as the forthcoming iPhone XR support certain NFC card transactions even when iOS is not running and the host device is powered because it needs to be charged.

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